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Preparing for Lent at St. Mark’s

How will we observe the Lenten season at St. Mark’s?

Create in me a clean heart, O God, and put a new and right spirit within me – Psalm 51:10

Sign up for Small Groups

Mondays at 6:00 pm: Bible Contemplation Group with Justin Backstrom

Tuesdays at 7:00 pm: Grief / Loss Support Group with Catharine Phillips

Wednesdays at 8:00 am with Kim Toliver

Thursday nights at 7:00 pm en español with Miguel Briones

Sundays at 5:00 pm with Marsha and Steve Webster

Pick up a copy of The Gospel of Matthew Chapter-a-Day Scripture reading for Lent.

Mark your calendar with the following:

Tuesday, February 25:  Shrove Tuesday

6:00 pm – Burning of the Palms

6:15 pm – Pancake Supper in Mahon Hall

6:45 pm – Action Bingo for everyone

Wednesday, February 26: Ash Wednesday

Ashes-to-Go in the church library 7:00 am – 7:30 pm and at the Glen Ellyn Metra Train Station 6:30 am – 8:00 am

Eucharist at 7:00 am, 12:00 pm, and 7:30 pm

Wednesday, March 4: Labyrinth and Meditation

Wednesday, March 11: Meatless Meal

Monday, March 16: Stations of the Cross

The fourteen Stations of the Cross represent the events of Jesus’ passion and death.  St. Anne Chapter of the Order of the Daughters of the King will reflect through the eyes with which Mary (his mother) may have looked at these events. The congregation is invited to join Mary for a reflection on the Stations as she guides us through the Stations through her eyes then, and through her eyes now.

Wednesday, March 18: Matthew’s Gospel and Dinner

Wednesday, March 25: Instructed Seder

Wednesday, April 1: Compline

April 5 – 11: Holy Week

Sunday, April 12: Easter